Connecting People & Ideas to Advance Mutual Interests in U.S.-Asia Relations
Oct 26: Expert Panel Discussion in Tokyo

Oct 26: Expert Panel Discussion in Tokyo

This panel discussion with four leading experts on U.S.-Japan relations will share views from the United States on the current state of relations between the two allies, including cooperation on preserving a rules-based international order, how Tokyo and Washington...

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Mansfield Fellow Ian Morrison Discusses Disaster Preparedness

Mansfield Fellow Ian Morrison Discusses Disaster Preparedness

As part of his placement with the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) Office of Weather Disaster Mitigation, Mansfield Fellow Ian Morrison (Meteorologist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) gave a presentation on Monday, September 10 on American disaster...

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Book Talk: Oct. 29 at International House of Japan

Book Talk: Oct. 29 at International House of Japan

On Monday, October 29, the Mansfield Foundation and AFS Japan will host a book talk with Joanna Reed Shelton, author of A Christian in the Land of the Gods: Journey of Faith in Japan. This event will celebrate the book's release in Japan, where it is titled...

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Yukio Edano Visits Mansfield Foundation

Yukio Edano Visits Mansfield Foundation

On Wednesday, September 12, the Mansfield Foundation hosted a roundtable featuring Mr. Yukio Edano, member of the House of Representatives and leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party (CDP), the largest opposition party in Japan's Diet. Mr. Edano was joined by...

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23rd Class of Mansfield Fellows in Tokyo

23rd Class of Mansfield Fellows in Tokyo

In August, the twenty-third class of Mike Mansfield Fellows participated in orientation activities in Tokyo, prior to beginning their placements within the Japanese government. On Monday, August 27, the nine participants met with representatives of the National...

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Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars Prepare for U.S. Visit. 

Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars Prepare for U.S. Visit. 

The sixth group of Mansfield-PhRMA Research Scholars gathered in Tokyo on August 7 to prepare for their upcoming visit to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and Boston.  Next month the ten young researchers from Japan’s pharmaceutical research community will participate...

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The Future of U.S.-Japan Trade

The Future of U.S.-Japan Trade

The Mansfield Foundation hosted a Capitol Hill Asia Policy Dialogue on the topic of "The Future of U.S.-Japan Trade." on Tuesday, August 7th. Mireya Solis, Director at Center for East Asia Policy Studies, Brookings Institution presented on Japan's new leadership role...

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Ira Shapiro Book Discussion

Ira Shapiro Book Discussion

On August 1st, the Mansfield Foundation hosted a reception featuring Ira Shapiro, an expert on international trade law and policy who has been deeply involved in U.S.-Japan relations for three decades. Mr. Shapiro discussed his new book, “Broken: Can the Senate Save...

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Nuclear Spent Fuel Strategies

Nuclear Spent Fuel Strategies

18 engineers and political scientists from Korea, Japan, and the United States convened for the “Aligning Security Concerns and Spent Fuel Strategies,” workshop in Zurich, Switzerland from July 21-24, addressing the connections between nuclear energy policy decisions and shared regional security concerns.

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